the right stuff


: the necessary personal qualities
A person who has the right stuff will do well here.

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Recent Examples on the Web Young people with the right stuff can be far more resilient than we old fogies suspect. Dom Amore, Hartford Courant, 25 Feb. 2023

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“The right stuff.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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